CASE CLOSED … what really happened in the 2001 anthrax attacks?

Archive for October 31st, 2011

* Excerpt from a Representative Rabbit Protocol Involving Intradermal Challenge By Bruce Ivins (such as he was doing in early October 2001)

Posted by DXer on October 31, 2011

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* Dr. Ivins preferred a parenteral (subcutaneous) challenge because you could fit 60 rabbits in one room whereas an aerosol challenge would require 4 rooms (1 for animals, 2 hood lines, and 1 spore and bacterial plating)

Posted by DXer on October 31, 2011

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* It would take 1 hour and 50 minutes to autoclave animal pans and cages (90 minute steam cycle and 20 minute drying cycle)

Posted by DXer on October 31, 2011

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